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Cindy T.


Cindy T.
 
Home Town: Alabama, USA
Living In: New Jersey, USA
Member Since: Oct. 2006
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Healthy, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Gardening, Reading Books, Music
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About this Cook
I enjoy cooking and experimenting with recipes and looking for new ways to enjoy favorite traditional meals.
My favorite things to cook
I love comfort foods, but many of them are unhealthy to eat on a daily basis, so I look for ways to add more fresh ingredients and cut fat without compromising the taste. I also like quick meals or meals that can be prepared ahead of time.
My favorite family cooking traditions
I love to celebrate special holidays and celebrations by incorporating a food theme based on the occasion.
My cooking triumphs
I love to entertain! I enjoy planning the menu ahead of time and providing a variety of dishes. Most celebrations in our home incorporate food.
My cooking tragedies
I have a habit of making new recipes when entertaining, so there have been many times when I've had surprising outcomes from a new recipe. It helps to have a good sense of humor and just laugh it off.
Recipe Reviews 136 reviews
Italian Sausage Soup with Tortellini
Absolutely delicious!!! I'm giving 5 stars because the only two changes I made were small and per my family's tastes: smoked sausage instead of Italian and omitting the red wine. I'm glad I doubled the recipe! Served with caprese salad and crusty bread for a wonderful, light meal! My only recommendation would be to adjust salt and pepper seasoning at the end because different sausages may be saltier than others.

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Reviewed On: May 27, 2014
Easy Chicken Tetrazzini
Very easy and good! Good without changes, but for more flavor, I added some onions & garlic I had sautéed in butter. I also used chicken broth in place of the bouillon cubes/water. A store bought rotisserie chicken made it even easier. I just mixed everything together, including the cheese, put in the greased dish and then sprinkled more cheddar and some parmesan on top. Family loved it!!!

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Reviewed On: May 8, 2014
Quinoa and Black Beans
I followed the recipe as written, only reducing the amt of beans to 11/2 cans. It was delicious, however, after I refrigerated it overnight and added avocado tossed in lime juice, it was AMAZING! I plan to make it again, adding both avocado and cherry tomatoes. I highly recommend trying it either way. After everything is tossed together, taste it and adjust salt and pepper as needed. A little more salt made a big difference too. I love this recipe!!!

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Reviewed On: May 1, 2014
 
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